Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) Announces Benjamin Franklin Digital Award Winners

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September 5, 2013


The Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) is pleased to announce the newest winners of the Benjamin Franklin Digital Awards (BFDA), designed to honor innovation in electronic book publishing by individuals and organizations of all sizes.

BFDA winners are judged against a standard of excellence in four categories: E-Books, Enhanced E-Books, Books as Apps, and New Technologies. Both Gold and Silver awards are distributed to entries that showcase exceptional content and design. Regardless of whether they win an award, all entries benefit from direct, constructive feedback from judges.


Newest E-Book Winners:


Tony Northrup’s DSLR Book: How to Create Stunning Digital Photography
Publisher: Mason Press
Award: Gold
Order Info: Amazon; iTunes

BettyWhite - First 90

Betty White: The First 90 Years
Publisher: Blue River Press
Award: Silver
Order Info: Amazon


You Should Only Have to Get Rich Once – For Entrepreneurs
Publisher: Holcombe Financial
Award: Silver
Order Info: Amazon;

Newest Enhanced E-Book Winners:

Great Impressionist

Great Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Paintings: The Musée d’Orsay
Publisher: Artepublishing
Award: Gold
Order Info: iTunes


Tailwinds: Adventures of a Young Aviator
Publisher: Para Publishing
Award: Silver
Order Info: Amazon

Twas the Night Before Christmas

Twas The Night Before Christmas
Publisher: Grafton and Scratch Publishers
Award: Silver
Order Info: Amazon

Startup Owners Manual

The Startup Owner’s Manual: The Step-by-Step Guide to Building a Great Company
Publisher: K & S Ranch
Award: Silver
Order Info: Amazon

Further information about the BFDA is available at

About the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA)

Founded in 1983, the Independent Book Publishers Association is the largest not-for-profit trade organization for publishers in the United States. IBPA’s mission is to lead and serve the independent publishing community by providing advocacy, education, and tools for success. For more information, visit

2 responses to “Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) Announces Benjamin Franklin Digital Award Winners”

  1. I cannot recommend IPBA highly enough. This association has offered very solid advice and the Pub U is a must for any self-publisher.

  2. Tag Goulet says:

    Beautiful! Congratulations to all winners.

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